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Monday, March 16
 

9:30am

11:00am

Breaking the Fourth Wall: Audience Participation in the Digital Age Four Seasons San JacintoPeter Girardi • Marc Goodchild • Julian McCrea • Jon Schnitzer CANON SPOTLIGHT: The Cinematography of Comedy InterContinental Stephen F. Austin Capital Ballroom BAbe Epperson • J.M. Logan • Tim Smith • Ondi Timoner Neymar: From Brazil Soccer Star to Youtube Creator ACC Austin SuiteRodrigo Abdalla • Alice Braga • Felipe Braga • Rita Moraes RZA Keynote ACC Vimeo TheaterRZA Bitcoin at SXSW 2015: Bitcoin 2.0 Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GVitalik Buterin • Constance Choi • Patrick Deegan • Joyce Kim • Charlie Lee • Jed Mccaleb Connected Retail: Clicks and Mortar Meet Up JW Marriott Room 501Julie Augustyn • Stacey Keating Engage Latino Millennials, Change the World! ACC Ballroom EMariana Atencio • Jason Llorenz • Mark Lopez • Alicia Menendez • Elianne Ramos Health IT Developer Meet Up JW Marriott Room 504Fred Trotter Mentor Session: Ber-Henda Williams Courtyard Marriott Brazos IBer-Henda Williams Mentor Session: Caroline Rustigian Bruderer Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIICaroline Bruderer Mentor Session: Danny Gutknecht Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIDanny Gutknecht Mentor Session: Dean Serletic Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIDean Serletic Mentor Session: Jason Kopeck Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIJason Kopeck Mentor Session: Mike Lee Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIMike Lee Mentor Session: Scott Gillum Courtyard Marriott Brazos IScott Gillum Mentor Session: Scott Perry Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIScott Perry Mentor Session: Shilpa Bakre Courtyard Marriott Brazos IShilpa Bakre Mentor Session: Tria Foster Courtyard Marriott Brazos IITria Foster Mentor Session: Will Turnage Courtyard Marriott Brazos IWill Turnage People with Disabilities Can 'Be There' Too ACC Room 12ABHenry Evans • Kavita Krishnaswarmy • Erin Rapacki Shakespeare and the Future of Interactive Stories Hyatt Regency Austin Big BendSarah Ellis • James Morris Stand Out and Break In: Startup Go to Market Guide Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomEric Gore • Michael Gresty • Colleen Hayes • Irina Mladenova The Debunking Last-Click (Google Agrees) Meet Up JW Marriott Room 509Ly Tran What #BlackLivesMatter Teaches Us About Solidarity ACC Room 5ABCAlicia Garza • Opal Tometi Mentors - International: John MacFarlane ACC Room 11ABJohn MacFarlane Mentors - International: Juan Carvajal (Bogota Independent Film Festival) ACC Room 11ABJuan C Carvajal Mentors - International: Kati Nuora ACC Room 11ABKati Nuora Mentors - International: Lorne Price (National Film Board of Canada) ACC Room 11ABLorne Price Mentors - International: Maria Reinup (Black Nights) ACC Room 11ABMaria Reinup Mentors - International: Mark Peranson (Locarno) ACC Room 11ABMark Peranson Mentors - International: Sharon Brenner (Surowitz Immigration PC) ACC Room 11ABSharon Brenner Mentors - International: Soo Jin Hwang (Korean Film Council) ACC Room 11ABSoo Jin Hwang Robot Petting Zoo JW Marriott Salon EDesiree Matel-Anderson • Rebeka Ryvola

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Mastering Short Form Video With Smart Humor ACC Ballroom BCarrie Faverty • Tony Mennuto Meet the Insiders VII ACC Room 13ABCullen Conly • David Nugent • Glen Zipper 3D Bioprinting: The Next Revolution in Healthcare JW Marriott Room 201-202Laura Bosworth • Scott Collins Bitcoin at SXSW 2015: A Future with Bitcoin Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GJake Benson • Elsa Broeker • Dan Elitzer • Tina Hui • Marco Santori Fashion Ecommerce Meet Up: Conversion vs Branding? JW Marriott Room 501Pieter Jongerius Fork in Hand, Nostalgia at Heart: Food and Heritage Driskill Hotel Driskill BallroomSahar Arafat-Ray • Amy Kritzer • Kay Marley-Dilworth • Annette Priest Latin America: Silicon Valley’s New Frontier ACC Ballroom ECarlos Gomez • Josue Gonzalez • Rocio Medina van Nierop • Luis Samra • Megan Zoback Mentor Session: Erik Van Heeswijk Courtyard Marriott Brazos IErik van Heeswijk Mentor Session: Margot Bloomstein Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIMargot Bloomstein Mentor Session: Mark Castleman Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIMark Castleman Mentor Session: Megan Adams Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIMegan Adams Mentor Session: Mike Groener Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIMike Groener Mentor Session: Nick Lippman Courtyard Marriott Brazos IINick Lippman Mentor Session: Richard Locke Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIRichard Locke Mentor Session: Sharon Mays Courtyard Marriott Brazos ISharon Mays Mentor Session: Simon Erich Courtyard Marriott Brazos ISimon Erich Surveillance, Trust & Ethics: Restoring the Faith JW Marriott Salon 8Stewart Baker • Emily Bell • Jemima Kiss • Michael P Lynch What Snow White Can Tell You About Your Customers JW Marriott Salon CJoe Zadeh Mentors - Publicity and Marketing II: David Hudson (Fandor) ACC Room 11ABDavid Hudson Mentors - Publicity and Marketing II: David Magdael (David Magdael & Associates, Inc.) ACC Room 11ABDavid Magdael Mentors - Publicity and Marketing II: Greg Longstreet (Polaris PR) ACC Room 11ABGreg Longstreet Mentors - Publicity and Marketing II: Jim Dobson (Indie PR) ACC Room 11ABJim Dobson Mentors - Publicity and Marketing II: Lina Plath (Frank PR) ACC Room 11ABLina Plath Mentors - Publicity and Marketing II: Marian Koltai-Levine (PMKBNC) ACC Room 11ABMarian Koltai-Levine Mentors - Publicity and Marketing II: Mark Cibort (Trailer Park) ACC Room 11ABMark Cibort Mentors - Publicity and Marketing II: Ngoc Nguyen (Women Rising) ACC Room 11ABNgoc Nguyen Mentors - Publicity and Marketing II: Rachel Walker (Freelance) ACC Room 11ABRachel Walker

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Creative Destruction ACC Ballroom BJason Ashlock A Conversation with Amy Schumer ACC Room 16ABDanielle Nussbaum • Amy Schumer Black Filmmakers: Make/Distribute Global Content InterContinental Stephen F. Austin SFA BarCheryle Reynolds • Redelia Shaw How To Keep Your Social Media Game Sincere ACC Ballroom DEva Chen • Michelle Phan Love & Sex - A Provocative New Transmedia Series Four Seasons San JacintoOlivia Bee • Nusrat Durrani • Matt Lambert • Molly Soda Meet the Insiders IX ACC Room 13ABSimon Clowes • Benjamin Kasulke • Aaron Katz Owning Your Work: The Future of All Things Comedy ACC Room 18ABCDDoug Benson • Bill Burr • Chris Kerns • Al Madrigal Playing to Learn: Lessons From Game Design Gurus Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 4Tinsley Galyean • Makeda Mays Green • Elliot Hedman • Michelle Miller • Cecilia Weckstrom Anyone Can Prevent Cyberwar: Here's How JW Marriott Salon 8Collin Anderson • Eva Galperin • Ryan Lackey • Bill Marczak • Morgan Marquis-Boire Big Data Startups Should Hire Librarians JW Marriott Room 408-409Jeffrey Lancaster Bitcoin at SXSW 2015: Impact on Developing World Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GConnie Gallippi • Sean Percival • Sebastian Serrano • Peter Smith • Jonathan Zobro Coffee Geeks Unite! (And Meet Up!) JW Marriott Room 509Andy Wigginton IBM and Twitter: The Future of Digital Engagement Radisson Town Lake Riverside BallroomBrian Fanzo • Bryan Kramer • Will Mayo • Maria Winans Mentor Session: Alex Sarnoff Courtyard Marriott Brazos IAlex Sarnoff Mentor Session: Alexandra Goat Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIAlexandra Goat Mentor Session: Claudia Perlich Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIClaudia Perlich Mentor Session: Jonathon Morgan Courtyard Marriott Brazos IJonathon Morgan Mentor Session: Josh Inglis Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIJosh Inglis Mentor Session: Kyle Britt Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIKyle Britt Mentor Session: Nicholas Kaufman Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIINicholas Kaufman Mentor Session: Rebecca Ewing Courtyard Marriott Brazos IRebecca Ewing Mentor Session: Rob Edgell Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIRob Edgell NY Tech Meet Up JW Marriott Room 501Andy Saldaña SXSW V2V Meet Up JW Marriott Room 504Christine Auten The 21st Century Skillset: What You Need to Succeed JW Marriott Room 407Kevin Carey • Jake Schwartz Why Your Content Marketing Is Failing, and the Fix Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 3Jeremy Bencken • Joseph Miller Mentors - Documentary Filmmaker: Daniel Junge (Junge Film) ACC Room 11ABDaniel Junge Mentors - Documentary Filmmakers: Adam Lough (Hot Sugar's Cold World) ACC Room 11ABAdam Lough Mentors - Documentary Filmmakers: Chris Metzler ACC Room 11ABChris Metzler Mentors - Documentary Filmmakers: David Modigliani (Live Action Projects) ACC Room 11ABDavid Modigliani Mentors - Documentary Filmmakers: Davis Coombe (The Milkhaus) ACC Room 11ABDavis Coombe Mentors - Documentary Filmmakers: Don Hardy (KTF Films) ACC Room 11ABDon Hardy Mentors - Documentary Filmmakers: Ron Mann (Sphinx Productions) ACC Room 11ABRon Mann Mentors - Documentary Filmmakers: Travis Stevens (Snowfort Pictures) ACC Room 11ABTravis Stevens Design Light Effects for Large Scale Immersive Art JW Marriott Room 306Adam Sheppard • Ray Sykes • Irene Zhou

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Beacon Meet Up JW Marriott Room 504Michael Brown Bitcoin at SXSW 2015: Real World Applications Hilton Austin Downtown Salon GAdam Draper • Vinny Lingham • Adam Ludwin • Nick Sullivan Cognitive Rehab: Designing Past Self-Delusion JW Marriott Salon ADavid McRaney • John Romano Mentor Session: Artur Melentin Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIArtur Melentin Mentor Session: Brian Zisk Courtyard Marriott Brazos IBrian Zisk Mentor Session: Christopher Bartik Courtyard Marriott Brazos IChristopher Bartik Mentor Session: Lane Becker Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIILane Becker Mentor Session: Maria D'Amato Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIMaria D\'Amato Mentor Session: Michelle Hendrix Courtyard Marriott Brazos IIIMichelle Hendrix Mentor Session: Natalie Currie Courtyard Marriott Brazos INatalie Currie Mentor Session: Tatiana Chapira Courtyard Marriott Brazos IITatiana Chapira Mentor Session: Tom Evans Courtyard Marriott Brazos IITom Evans Minimal Viable Pub: How to Open a Pub on $5k JW Marriott Salon 2Jim Carroll • Alan Coleman • Trevor O\'Shea Professional Innovative Educators Meet Up JW Marriott Room 509Ian Martinez • Jered Martinez SADvertising: Why Tears Are the New Tactic Hyatt Regency Austin Hill Country ABCDHeidi Arthur • Pete Carter • Teressa Iezzi • PJ Pereira Search Marketing Meet Up JW Marriott Room 508Bill Leake SXSW Meditation ACC Room 8AJenni Bevill SXSW Speaker Meet Up JW Marriott Room 502-503Monica Sack The Disruptors Dream Team Hilton Austin Downtown Salon FDavid Duncan • Nicole Fisher • Bernard Munos • Melinda Richter You Can't Sit with Us: Craft Beer Subculture Driskill Hotel Driskill BallroomJosh Hare • Matt McGinnis • Christopher Sheppard • Caroline Wallace

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